The 1918 Flu Pandemic

1914-1918 was a dangerous time to be a young adult. The Great War had claimed the lives of over 17 million people and left another 20 million wounded. Over 116,000 Americans lost their lives in [...]

Medical Miracle

In November 1998, Jerry Jacobson of Glasgow was diagnosed with Guillain- Barré Syndrome (GBS), a debilitating neurological illness. Within two weeks he was completely paralyzed, trapped in his [...]

Cancer and Genetics

By 2013 Tamee Havrilla had lost two brothers to cancer and was battling breast cancer for the second time. This series of tragedies seemed like a string of bad luck but Tamee’s oncologist at the [...]

Kid vs. Cancer

Alyse Johnson-Considine was only eleven when she was diagnosed with germ-cell ovarian cancer. Growing up in North Bend, Oregon, she was active in basketball, but her parents noticed she had [...]

Route of the Hiawatha

The Route of the Hiawatha Bike Trail is located near the Montana/Idaho border and offers a leisurely bike ride with beautiful, scenic views. Photographer Roland Taylor (graphic designer of [...]